DELUXE SMITHS 1970 MADE IN ENGLAND DENNISON CASED SILVER ICI ENGRAVED WRISTWATCH
From 1970 a very clean unpolished Deluxe Smiths made in England Dennison cased silver ici engraved wristwatch with 16 jewel movement. the two piece case is about 29mm wide without the crown, which is a vintage rolled silver one.
The retro design of the dial and hands in a 1970 watch is a normal feature of this particular watch which was issued to ICI employees in various forms from the end of ww2( often pre-dated to the mid 40's) up until 1971, the full production run of the English movement. This example is fitted with the excellent slim Astral grade movement with 16 jewels, upgraded from the standard 15. Caliber 60471e. Fixed solid silver strap bars. Will be fitted with a new zrc open ended croc grain strap in black, 16mm size.
This example has an excellent case, the dial is evenly toned.
In the pictures on a wrist for size comparison with modern watches that you may have this Smiths wristwatch is modelled on a standard european medium sized wrist of 7 1/4 inches, the model is just under 6 ft tall and well built.